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HOLIDAY TRAFFIC.

«. RAILWAYS. Following were the bookings on tha railway for the three days December 30 and 31, 1914, and January 1, 1915, as compared with tho corresponding three davs last year:— 1914-15. 1913-14. Dunedin and Port Chalmers 1,277 1,264 North of Port Chalmers 4,488 4,377 Dunedin and Mosgiel 927 806 South of Mosgiel ... 2,536 2,778 9.228 9,225 Wa-ikouaiti races yesterday attracted 1,700 passengers, as against 967 last vear. There was a slight/ drop in tha day's seaside traffic, due probably to the greater number travelling to Waikouaiti. There is also probably a greater number of people, staying at the. various seaside resorts during the entirei holiday season. The bookings to Taieri Mouth were' verv satisfactory, but Middlemarch sports did not attract so rnajiy_as formerly. Some of yesterday's (New Year's Day) bookings were :

1915. 1914. Waikouaiti 1,723 967 Puketeraki 176 213 AYarrt'ngton 153 219 Middlemarch ~, 145 192 Taiori Mouth ... 413 318

This morning 110 people hooked for Taieri Mouth and 360 for Gamaru. Last, vear the bookings to these places for the day were: Taieri Mouth 154, Oamam 30S>. TRAMWAYS.

The traffic returns for the City Corporation tramways for New Year 5 Era amounted to £330 4s 3d, and for vasterday they came to £155 2s 4d- Twelve months "ago the returns were I Mff. Year's Eve, £320 13s; New Year's Day, £lB5 13s.

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HOLIDAY TRAFFIC., Issue 15690, 2 January 1915

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HOLIDAY TRAFFIC. Issue 15690, 2 January 1915

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